HCM City hotels host New Year countdown parties DJ Faith from Kuala Lumpur. A number of HCM City-based hotels are holding countdown parties to welcome the New Year. Female DJ Faith from Kuala Lumpur will present a special performance on New Year's Eve at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers' Level 23 Nightspot, while Filipino band Sound On Fire will perform at the countdown party at the hotel's The Lounge. Sofitel Saigon Plaza will host a countdown party at a rooftop pool with a live music performance by local DJs. All the events are scheduled for New Year's Eve. Guns N' Roses tribute night Fans of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses shouldn't miss a tribute concert to the legendary band hosted by Hanoi Rock City tonight. Local band Nevermind will relive the early 1990s with a repertoire featuring more than 20 songs by the American hard rock band such as Civil War and Welcome to the Jungle. The show will start at 8pm at Hanoi Rock City (27/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Tay Ho … [Read more...] about HCM City hotels host New Year countdown parties
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South Korean expatriates in Vietnam hope that their home country will become a more prosperous nation where women's rights are much improved under the leadership of Park Geun Hye, the first female president in the nationa's history, who officially took office on February 24. Mandy Kim, a South Korean expat living in Ho Chi Minh City: Ms. Park was elected as a new president of South Korea, and this could be a big issue because she is the first WOMAN Korean president. She is also an exceptional person who is a daughter of a Korean ex-president, Mr. Park Jeong Hee. Historically, Mr. Park is a famous ex-president. Some Koreans judge his achievements, but some don't. In spite of harsh criticism, she was elected with South Korean's hope. She is involved in the party of power, so many people doubted her candidacy. All Koreans are watching her and expect her to work sincerely for South Korea's stability, economy, relationships with other countries, etc. We are the majority of the … [Read more...] about What do S. Korean expats expect from new president?
Fourth Season of 'Vietnam's Next Top Model' to be aired The reality television show 'Vietnam's Next Top Model' has become a great attraction and drawing a large audience throughout the country. This year's competition attracted around 2,000 contestants nationwide. About 70 percent of the participants are students who can speak English better than last years' contestants. Model Thanh Hang was chosen as the host of the fourth season of the reality TV model search, together with fashion designer Do Manh Cuong, make-up artist Nam Trung and renowned Australian model coach Adam Williams. Winner of this year's show will receive a two-year contract worth VND1 billion with BeU Models, a front cover shot for F-Fashion magazine and a cash prize of VND200 million from the magazine, a one-year contract worth VND200 million with Nokia and free use of the latest cell phones of the brand, an apartment at The Vista project for 12 months and other valuable prizes from Bourjois cosmetics, … [Read more...] about Art & Entertainment News
Vu Nhat Tan and Bush Lam Live Sat 18 Feb 2012, 8 pm ATK73a Mai Hac De, Hanoi Vu Nhat Tan performing with live bassist, Bush Lam represents an exciting collaboration as Hanoi's old guard hooks up with its hottest young talent. Tan has been flying the flag for experimental and electronic music in the capital for as long as anyone can remember. Through his noise groups, DJ sets, classical compositions and lectures at the Hanoi Conservatory, Tan has introduced a generation of Hanoians to a world of music which wouldn't otherwise reach them. It's fitting then that for his ATK performance on Saturday the 18th, he'll have one of Vietnam's most exciting young musicians accompanying him on live bass. Anyone who's heard any of Bush's myriad musical projects or seen one of his filthy, bass heavy DJ sets knows he's one to watch. Free entry. Audition for HITS Spring Comedy Show 18 and 19 Feb 2012, 3 pm Cinematheque 22A Hai Ba Trung Str, Hanoi We hope you have had such a great … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY (Weekly Update)
Saying that women's average lifespan is three years more than men's and men's high disease-contracting rate, many in the National Assembly (NA) proposed to increase women's retirement age by five years, to be equal with men. The retirement age of men and women was the concern of many NA deputies at the discussion of the amended Labor Code on November 22. Deputy Bui Thi An said that in the last 50 years, retirement age for women has been five years less than men's. In 2000, retirement age for women with high-ranking academic titles and positions was increased by five years, but the subjects must apply petitions, asking for work continuity. She said that this regulation is only appropriate for the wartime, when women's health was poor. It must be amended now to fit the current situation. "Women's average lifespan is three years more than men's (women 74, men 71). According to doctors, men's transformation syndrome after 50 is higher than women's so their disease-contracting rate … [Read more...] about Congressmen propose to raise women’s retirement age